Understanding Your CP183 Notice


What this notice is about

We received your Form 720, Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return PDF, but it doesn’t show a breakdown of the type of tax (coal, gas, oil, etc.) and the amount applied to each for the tax period shown on your notice.

What you need to do

If we don’t hear from you within 30 days from the date of this notice, your account will show incomplete information. This could result in your account having additional penalties and interest assessed.

You may want to

Review Form 720 PDF for:

  • A description of the different types of excise taxes.
  • The proper IRS No. assigned for each type of excise tax. The IRS No. is listed on the right and left columns of the form.

Tips for next year

Review Form 720 before filing to ensure:

  • List the tax for each type of excise tax being reported.

  • Complete Part III of the form.

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